Agricultural development and emigration: rhetoric and reality.

G. Thompson, R. Amon, P. L. Martin

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The untested premise of trade liberalizing U.S. development programs such as the Caribbean Basin Initiative is that commodity trade can substitute for international labor migration. Analysis of U.S. tomato producing regions in Sinaloa, Mexico and Florida suggests that the effect of trade liberalization of international labor migration is uncertain. -Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)575-597
Number of pages23
JournalInternational Migration Review
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Demography
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)


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